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vtec going bad

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Old 09-18-2006, 10:32 AM
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this is my first time on here so bare with me.
when i bought my 95 civic ex w/ a d16y8, the vtec would kick in at about 4800 rpm and you could really feal it. now when it kicks in, it bogs down, looses power. whats up with that? when its cold it will kick it. but at opperating temp it wont.
 
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Old 09-18-2006, 01:20 PM
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Are you sure you aren't experiencing something else. Vtec shouldn't kick in at 4800 I dont believe and honestly you shouldn't be able to feel it on that engine.
 
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Old 09-18-2006, 01:24 PM
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welll i happen to have the same engine...vtec comes on at 5500 rpm, and no matter wat anyone else says i can hear , feel , and see the difference. It defintaly changes the noise of the engine, and the rpms will climb quicker.
 
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Old 09-18-2006, 02:53 PM
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who puts a y8 in an EG?
 
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Old 09-19-2006, 02:13 PM
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Probably means z6
 
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Old 09-19-2006, 03:30 PM
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ps vtec cant really go bad. you have it or you dont...thats just how it works.
 
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Old 09-19-2006, 11:50 PM
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i'd rather have a z6
 
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Old 09-27-2006, 02:53 PM
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IT IS A D16Y8. COME OUT OF A LADIES '98 EX COUPE. 30,000 MILES ON IT.
THATS JUST HOW I BOUGHT IT.
$1,800... WASN'T GOING TO PASS IT UP
 
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Old 09-27-2006, 03:26 PM
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THERES NO NEED TO YELL

anyway....my d16y8's vtec starts at 5500rpm, whats better about a z6?
 
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Old 09-28-2006, 01:02 PM
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sorry i didn't mean to write in all caps
 

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